TCU vs. Kansas: Full Game Preview

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TCU vs. Kansas: Full Game Preview
TCU
(10-16, 2-7 away)
(9) Kansas
(22-4, 16-2 home)
Venue: Allen Fieldhouse
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
TCU K Anderson 11.2 A McKinney 6.4 K Anderson 3.4
Kansas B McLemore 16.2 J Withey 8.5 E Johnson 4.4

On Saturday, TCU visits Allen Fieldhouse to take on No. 9 Kansas. It gets started at 4 p.m. EST and you can catch it on Big 12 Network or MASN. The Horned Frogs defeated the Jayhawks 62-55 on Feb. 6.

Kansas maintains first place in the Big 12 while TCU sits at 10th place.

The Horned Frogs fell 68-59 to Texas on Feb. 19. Garlon Green finished with 15 points in the loss. He is putting up 9.9 points per game while also averaging 3.7 rebounds per game. For the Jayhawks, Jeff Withey finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds in the 68-67 win over Oklahoma State on Feb. 20. He leads the team in rebounds with 8.5 per game and blocks with 4 per game.

In reviewing statistical differences between the teams, Kansas appears to have an edge in two significant areas. The Jayhawks have an advantage over the Horned Frogs in scoring, with an average of 73 points per game to 53 points per game. In addition, Kansas has the edge in rebounding, 39 per game to 32 per game.

Kansas StatSmack

  • Kyan Anderson is ranked 8th in the Big 12 in assists and 5th in the Big 12 in steals.
  • Boom! TCU defeated Kansas by 7 points the last time they played (Feb 06, 2013).
  • Adrick McKinney is ranked 9th in the Big 12 in rebounds.
  • The TCU basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Kansas (93 percent vs. 80 percent).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? TCU currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (948 to 1000) than Kansas, per the NCAA.
  • The TCU steals leader (Kyan Anderson, 39 steals) has more steals than the Kansas steals leader (Travis Releford, 31 steals).
TCU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Amric Fields 17 7 3 1 0 0 2
C Kyan Anderson 33 11 2 3 2 0 3
C Garlon Green 30 10 4 1 0 0 2
C Adrick McKinney 24 8 6 1 1 0 2
C Devonta Abron 21 7 6 0 0 1 1
C- C. Crossland 24 6 6 1 1 0 1
C- Jarvis Ray 26 6 2 1 1 0 2
D+ N. Butler Lind 27 5 2 2 1 1 2
D C. Hill Jr. 18 4 2 0 0 0 1
D Clyde Smith III 11 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Chris Zurcher 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
F Thomas Montigel 6 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Kemal Dincer 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
KU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Ben McLemore 32 16 5 2 1 1 2
A Jeff Withey 30 14 8 1 1 4 2
B+ Travis Releford 33 12 4 3 1 0 2
B Kevin Young 22 8 7 1 1 0 1
B Elijah Johnson 31 9 3 4 1 0 3
C Naadir Tharpe 19 5 2 3 1 0 1
C Perry Ellis 13 5 3 0 0 0 1
C Jamari Traylor 11 2 3 0 1 1 1
C- Evan Manning 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- A. White III 6 3 1 0 0 0 1
C- Niko Roberts 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- Tyler Self 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Rio Adams 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
D+ C. Garrett 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Justin Wesley 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
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